The Council’s Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel will hold a webinar meeting, jointly with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to review recent operational stock assessment information for scup and black sea bass, and to review the recommendations of the Scientific and Statistical Committee and Monitoring Committee for 2020-2021 specifications for all three species. The advisory panel will also review an analysis of commercial scup discards, and will be asked for input on commercial minimum mesh size requirements.
Audio: 1-800-832-0736, room number 4472108
SSC and Monitoring Committee Reports
Black Sea Bass
Staff Memo: 2020-2021 Black Sea Bass ABC recommendations, revised 9/4/19
Supplemental memo on black sea bass 2020-2021 specifications, added 9/11/19 with minor revisions 9/13/19
Commercial Mesh Size Regulations